Edward Snyder, 169th Fighter Wing Public Affairs), Swamp Foxes host active Air Force teammates for training, SCANG Hotpit refueling and rearming training, Swamp Fox recruiters meet FY20 goal by successfully adapting to a COVID-19 world, Maj. Gen. Paul Maas receives F-16 familiarization flight, 169th Fighter Wing Airmen honor 9/11 victims, CMSgt. McEntire JNGB, SC 29044 Edward Snyder, 169th Fighter Wing Public Affairs), SMSgt. Jeremiah Hust! From I-26 E: Merge onto I-77 N via Exit 116 toward Charlotte- 6.1 miles Merge onto Shop Rd. Michael Battles), Citizen Airmen from Team Charleston at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, flew a C-17 Globemaster III down the coast of South Carolina, starting around Cherry Grove and ending off the coast of Beaufort, July 4, 2020, as part of the 11th annual Salute from the Shore, Mr. Rico Brown, newly appointed Director of Psychological Health for the South Carolina Air National Guard at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, June 24, 2020. The sponsor must also be on-site with the troop for the duration of the camping or tour event. Edward Snyder, 169th Fighter Wing Public Affairs), TSgt. Up to a maximum of $4,500 for the Army National Guard and up to a maximum of $9,000 for the Air National Guard can be awarded. Operation Task Force America provides Army Reserve transportation units valuable fuel convoy training. (803-647-8173). We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause but the facility will be closed for a few months. Senior Airman Power is the South Carolina Air National Guard's Airman of the Year for 2019. Carl Clegg, 169th Fighter Wing Public Affairs), McEntire JNGB current status is HPCON "B" (Click here for more HPCON & COVID-19 information), 2019 SCANG Airmen of the Year & Safety Award Recipients, The 169th Fighter Wing is the primary unit of the South Carolina Air National Guard and is located at McEntire Joint National Guard Base. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Mackenzie Bacalzo, 169th Fighter Wing Public Affairs), U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. He is the recipient of the 2019 169 Fighter Wing Commander's Occupational Safety Award. These unit designations were allotted and transferred to various State National Guard bureaus to provide them unit designations to re-establish them as Air National Guard units. the Application and Statement of Understanding. There will be no substitutions during these cases. Oh Danny, say it ain’t so! On Dec. 9, 1946, the SCANG’s first muster was held. The series of flyovers, originating from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina, is part of the U.S. Air Force’s Operation AMERICAN RESOLVE to show appreciation to the thousands of heroes on the front lines battling COVID-19 with the intent to lift morale in cities across America. On 24 May 1946, the United States Army Air Forces, in response to dramatic postwar military budget cuts imposed by President Harry S. Truman, allocated inactive unit designations to the National Guard Bureau for the formation of an Air Force National Guard. An F-16C Fighting Falcon Block 52 of the 157th Fighter Squadron flies next to a Lockheed C-130H-LM Hercules from the 169th Operations Support Flight, 169th Fighter Wing. Request. is the South Carolina Air National Guard's First Sergeant of the Year for 2019. For Boy Scout camping opportunities troops must have a sponsor that is a member of the South Carolina Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. (previous page) ()This page was last edited on 23 June 2018, at 18:29. Please know that help is available. Groups will be met at the Main Gate by the tour host who will escort the group and remain with them for the duration of the tour. The sponsor must obtain approval from the 169th Fighter Wing for the event. We pride ourselves in telling the American military story one service member at a time. Sunday U.S. Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets from the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing salute the medical professionals and first responders of South Carolina with a statewide flyover of more than 60 hospitals including the Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina, April 27, 2020. The South Carolina Air National Guard is located in Eastover. 10:00 a.m. - Protestant Worship (Maintenance Hangar Classroom) Required Attire: Closed-toe shoes are required on all tours. Master Sgt. The South Carolina State Guard is recognized under Title 32, Sec 109 in South Carolina's Code of Laws, and the National Guard Bureau before being delegated to the States. They do not have the capability to redirect incoming calls to other offices. Stephen Hudson, 169th Fighter Wing Public Affairs), U.S. Airmen assigned to the South Carolina Air National Guard's 245th Air Traffic Control Squadron pose with two flags during their deployment to Al Asad Airbase in Iraq, April 30, 2019. The 169th Fighter Wing flies the F-16 Fighting Falcon, a single-seat multi-purpose fighter with the capability to fly at up to twice the speed of sound. A former pilot and pilot instructor for the U.S. Air Force, Ricky Mantei also trained pilots while serving in the South Carolina Air National Guard (SCANG). Call the 24/7 SCNG Behavioral Health Care Line (1-800-681-2558), if  you or someone you know is in immediate crisis. Fourteen officers and 36 enlisted men reported for roll call that night. (Photo by Courtesy) EASTOVER, S.C. – Happy birthday Swamp Fox! The construction is scheduled to last 18 months and provide increased capabilities for the 169th Fighter Wing and McEntire Joint National Guard Base. Sgt. email of your Application approval. The course consisted of students from the 51st Intelligence Squadron and the 20th OSS Intelligence Flight from Shaw AFB plus four SCANG Airmen. The medical pre-screening is part of measures put in place to limit the exposure of COVID-19 for the inmates. U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein ordered all wings across the Air Force to stand down for a day and focus on suicide prevention and resiliency after an increase of suicides in the Air Force, the SCANG held theirs in conjunction with an afternoon of family time. He passed away in Columbia, South Carolina, October 14, 2019 and received full military honors during the funeral for his nearly 30 years of service, including his 2,116 days spent in the North Vietnamese prison, nicknamed the Hanoi Hilton. In September 2002, the 245 ATCS deployed to Afghanistan Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, returning in January 2003. Capt. David Melkersman - SCANG NCO of the Year, Portrait of U.S. Air Force Tech. (U.S. Air National Guard layout by Senior Master Sgt. The Visitor Control Center is to the right. For in-depth coverage, www.169fw.ang.af.mil provides special reports, video, audio, and photo galleries. U.S. Air Force, retired, Col. Jack Van Loan, fighter pilot and Vietnam War prisoner of war, was honored with a Missing Man flyover during his funeral held at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery, October 26, 2019. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Mackenzie Bacalzo, 169th Fighter Wing Public Affairs), U.S. Air Force Tech. Media in category "South Carolina Air National Guard" The following 200 files are in this category, out of 3,901 total. This training simulates mobile command and control which enables joint interoperability. The 169 FW flies the F-16 Fighting Falcon, a single-seat multi-purpose fighter with the capability to fly at up to twice the speed of sound. Hust was originally an active duty Airman a... nd transitioned into the 169 Fighter Wing as an aircraft maintainer. Security Forces Devotional (Following Roll-Call in Classroom) Fourteen officers and 36 enlisted men reported for roll call that night. In late 1990, units of the SCANG were activated and deployed to Saudi Arabia for Operation Desert Shield/Storm, flying 2,000 combat missions and dropping 4 million pounds of munitions, while maintaining the highest aircraft mission capable rate in the theater. Kaviana Holmes, 379th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron commander support staff non-commissioned officer in charge, and her mother U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Once completed, your Application will then be If a group is more than 10 minutes late, tour itinerary is subject to change. COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Air National Guard will salute healthcare workers during flyovers across the state, Monday. An indictment was handed down by a federal grand jury in Columbia, South Carolina that implicated Solicitor Dan Johnson in an embezzlement scheme from the South Carolina Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. 11:00 a.m. - Catholic Mass (245th Classroom) If at any time a Change Request is needed, please select the BLUE Change Request tab next to the The South Carolina National Guard remains ready to support the counties, local and state agencies, and first responders with requested resources for as long as needed in support of COVID-19 response efforts in the state. Austin Soltow, Staff Sgt. Fourteen officers and 36 enlisted men reported for roll call that night. In January 2002, aircraft and personnel of the 169th Fighter Wing were deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, directly participating in combat operations. Tours for children under the age of 10 may be considered and must be requested by a SCANG sponsor who will be able to accompany the group. (U.S. Air National Guard courtesy photo by Master Sgt. Amy Kyzer), U.S. Air Force Capt. Transportation: Groups are responsible for providing their own transportation. Yes. The 169th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) Intelligence Flight hosted the Air Combat Command (ACC) Integrated Air Defense System (IADS) mobile training course from November 9-20. Chief Master Sgt. The 169 FW was the first Air National Guard unit to deploy alongside active-duty Air Force units to comprise an AEF.[4]. This service is free to all Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve military members from all branches of service, including Federal employees. Welcome to the South Carolina Air National Guard's official Facebook page. The South Carolina Air National Guard also has a state mission, to respond to the call of the governor in the event of natural disaster or domestic disturbance. Please consult the SCANG Phone Directory for the office you need. The South Carolina Air National Guard wrapped up a full week in Rionegro supporting its State Partnership Program during the Colombian air force’s air and trade show, Feria Aeronautica Internacional – Colombia, July 13 Yes. The United States Air Force is participating in the four-day air show with two South Carolina Air National Guard F-16s as static displays, plus static displays of a KC-135, KC-10, along with an F-16 aerial demonstration by the Air Combat Command’s Viper East Demo Team. 4:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. inbound and outbound American law specifically charges the National Guard with dual federal and state missions. Approved tours will be coordinated one month in advance. Joshua Rosecrans, a pilot assigned to the 157th Fighter Squadron at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., February 4, 2020. Tour Itinerary: Tours start at 9 a.m. and are scheduled for a maximum of 4 hours. American law specifically charges the National Guard with dual federal and state missions. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Jim St.Clair, South Carolina National Guard), U.S. Staff Sgt. But please understand A South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 sits ready to fly prior to a day-time mission over Afghanistan on Aug. 2, 2012. 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Marvin Bradford, assigned to the 245th Air Traffic Control Squadron at Group at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., February 4, 2020. Today, the South Carolina Air National Guard is one of the most advanced and modern Air National Guard organizations in the nation. James Bosley, program manager for the 169th Fighter Wing's Drug Demand Reduction Program at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., performs a nasopharyngeal swab on a mission essential Airman assigned to an Aerospace Control Alert trained unit with the South Carolina Air National Guard. All buses/vans must arrive at the Main Gate for security processing. (U.S. Air Force photo Tech. It is, along with the South Carolina Army National Guard, an element of the South Carolina National Guard. Jennifer Heller, U.S. Army Spc. The South Carolina National Guard remains ready to support the counties, local and state agencies, and first responders with requested resources for as long as needed in support of COVID-19 response efforts in the state. The mission of the 169th Fighter Wing is to provide world class combat capability to meet our nation's needs for contingency and general war requirements. Seventy-four years ago, Harry S. Truman was president and Strom Thurmond had just been elected governor of South Carolina when the South Carolina Air National Guard was organized. Cameras: Cameras are allowed on the tour; however, there are some restrictions. The South Carolina Air National Guard also has a state mission, to respon… Edward Snyder, South Carolina National Guard), U.S. Army and Air National Guard medical personnel with the South Carolina National Guard, under Joint Task Force 59, provide medical pre-screening to inmates at the Tyger River Correctional Institution, Enoree, S.C., July 9, 2020. 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